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MEDFORD, OKKOON, Fill DAY, AUGUST 14, 1M
POWERS 10 DICIPLINE TURKEY FOR PURCHASE OE GERMAN WARSHIPS
SULTANSACTION gMBPEHI PICES WHO IN TIE PRESENT CONFLICT HftVE BRAVED THE DANCERS OF WAR,
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Worships Gotten and Irctlaii Pur
chased by Turkey for Twenty Mil
lions to Prevent Capture Tur
key's Action Declared Unprece
dented ireich of Neutrality.
LONDON. Aim. H, 0M& p. m. Ac
cording to a despatch rrom Constau
llntiln lo (Jin Kxcnanito Telegraph
company Turkey linn paid 120,000,
odd for the (loriimn cruisers Ooobotj
LONDON, Auk. 14, (l!i:i p. m.)
Great llritniu, France Mini Ittiiodn
have sent n sharp demand to Turkey
for Ilia immediate repatriation of
the officctii and crowd of tho (Irnunu
cruisers Oocbrit uiul Jlrcnlutt.
Il In irpurtcd that tint two cruis.
fix were mrt by it Turkish vessel out.
side niul escorted into the Dnnlit-
iit-lle. There- In on offtciiil con fir
million of thn iirtuiil purchase of the
cruisers by Turkey, but tlio rrorl
to tlint effect U generally credited.
PA HIS. Auk. H, CSC . m .Tli o
allied novornuionU opposed to Gar
tunny Hint Austrla-llungary havo
at; rood to brine Turkey to a rcallxa
tloti of Its obligations as a noutml
power In connection with her purchase-
from Germany of tho crulr
Ooohon aut llrclu,
HO.MB, vl Purl, Atir. H. 4:30 n.
tu. Tim, now that Turkey hail pur
cIiukoiI tho Herman crttUora Ooehen
niul llrnlnu reached hero only to
tilcht. Thl now dcvelnptiirnt In tho
r wna dUcinmod with Intoiuo In
terii ;n pirlltlcat clrclcH, whuru it wna
In Id thut It wait fraught with tho po.
ftftdllly of Krnvo rciulti.
It ns itatod In noiiil-offlclal
purler Hint tho vosucla would ho-
(Coutlnuod on Pako Klro.)
OFF FROM BERMUDA
NI'.W YOHIC, Autr. ll.-Hir TImih.
l.iploiiV clinllniKor, Hlmmiock IV,
wllli uhji'li he opvi'(iil, prior to the
ili'i-hirnliou of wur Induced (Icriniiiiy
uiul IIiikIiiiuI, to rucu for lint Atuer
Ii'ii'k (tup Ihirt full, left lleriniiila nt
iumiii yimlctilny on tho Inst Icj; of her
tnuih-Alliihtio vovtitfo, Shu In ox
pi'idcil to iirrivo.lioi'o Huinluy.
Advirt'H nnnotinriiii; tho Khiiin-nu-k'rt
di'piirluto wcro rivtdved tod.iy
by the ooiupuny, which will place her
In trim Tor ruclntf. Ax noon iih hIic
it'itelipri port, It will mUil, hliu will he
placed in drydodk, lier racinc iiiiihtH
will bo crcntciH her hull m-ruped uiul
tl oilier work iioocuhiiry l put her
I" ruclug trim will be liuiiicd.
LAM1 OF INDIANA FOR
WA8IIIN0TOK, AuK. M.-John 13.
l.iiiuh of Terro Haute, Iml., H fore
iiinxt in President WIIhou'h i'onidiir
iiliuii for mubiiHtfiulor lo Mexico when
lliii hUiiiiIIoii theru hcIIIoh down to a
point whore ruuogilitiou ,v Hlu Uied
Klatcrt can ho (lOiiHldored, Offiuiulh
Kitid they exicclcd mi luimcdluto no
Hun. FRENCH ENGAGEMENT
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TlltLKMONT, IIcIkIuiu. in Iiii
dun, Aug. 1 1, .r:li p. tu. The (Irniimt
Auk- l'l, r : I . p. in. The (Icriuau
iidvutico brcmno more pronounced
and KCiicral today. Their infantry it.
udviiiiciiiK lit the direction of Ton
Krcx and St. 'frond, and another at
tack la ex peeled in the direction of
l)lct and AerKccolt to the north
vrrijt of. JlniMclit.Miy hnvernl nnny
Tho (rcnnmi troopt nre mnrchltiK
on n front titretchitiK frum St. Troud
to HnMclt. Their cnvnlry ocoiijuch u
position to the riht of IfuHhclt.
Formidable dcfciiHivo workd liavo
been erected by the lioljjiunn around
Nainiir. To obviate iinv pretext for
rcprixaU on Hid part of the (IcrtnuiiH
all the iuhnbilantK of Natutir tire be
llltUSSKLH tu Loudon, Auk- 1 1,
fitlfl p. in. The (lennaim today mih
pcuded tho boiiibardincut of the Licpi
forU on thn riIit hank of the river
and concent rated nil their efforts to
those on the went of tho town. The
forltt attacked were 1'ontihxe, I.icrn,
Luiititi, lx)iicin, llollofjno and llcm
ulle, mi cHH'clally Kcvcro attack bciiiK
iiiadu on I'oulissc.
FLEES TO I SWITZERLAND
LONDON, Auk. H, 1.3a p. in. A
deitpiitch from Paris to tho KxcUuiiro
TelcKtaph company unnouncca that
tho French ministry of wnr has ro
colvod nowa from Dorne, Bwiuorland,
that niitnbera of Oorinan patrola havo
taken rofugo In Hwltxorland. It ti
itntod that no Fronch troops havo
cronRod tho 8wUa frontier.
IN CANADA CLOSED
MONTItKAl) Que., Aug- H. Tho
coiiriulalo of Aiistiiu-lluuiptry, which
Iiiik rciniiiucd open here, notwith
standing tho dcchuntiuii of wur be
tween Grout ltritaiu nud Austiin
Hungary, wan order"d oloM-tl today
by tlio Dominion uuthotiticH,
SUGAR RAISES TO
NFAV VOIHC, Auk. ll.NTlio hiigar
iiinrkul sliowcil further tffrcngtli to
duy, Leading rel'luur nero iiuuIIiik
lul'iiiiiil sugur mi u biinU of Vj ceuU
fur gMiiiiiluteil, Iihih il pur cent fur
ciihIi, Tim advance, wiih duo to u
fiillher slnwp lU e(siduv In Imi
mm kcl fur iuw muuui. uliMi uuu
bioUKlii Hbout by uowjHln bWdinif
7KIHCL ALbfltl 4 CROWN
STRIKE VOTE OF
llJL'STON, Tex., Auk. J I.--A
strike vote of all tclcKniphcrs in the
Ncrvico of the Suiinct Central and
Southern I'ncific x.teniH from New
OrleiuiH to l'orllnnd, Or., and O'dcn,
Utah, wiih onlercd (odav by John K.
Com cill, Kt'iierul chalrtnan of the Or
der of Hallway TeleKmphem. Atnonc
many dctiinmls, the most important
one ix for mi iucrcaito of 'l'i cr
cent lit wukci.
FOHTLAND, Or., Auk. 1-1. It wiih
hinted nt tho officcfl of A-Ulnnt
Onlornl-MnnnKTf J). W. Cnmpbcirof
tho boiithcrn I'acifio here today thut
nbkolutcly no Controversy existed k'nrment with the Ueniuin cruiser,
between tho tclccrnphers nnd theM'f !' "'" '! Sehuniliorit nud
compaiiv on tlio houllicni racilie
HyHtcin on tho cont.t. Tho htriko or
dor intiv refer to iucreuHO wncu de
mniidri uffeciiiiK tho territory ea-l of
hi I'liHO, it wiih htatcd. 'J he follow.
itiK official stutctneiit wan delivered
to tho prcsK here:
"Wo hipicd nil nKrceinent with our
opcratorn in September, 10111, and
this involved n Mubstiintinl increase
in pay for tho men. Tho contract
also specified that it was to uontinuo
in effect until one or the other hide
served notice of dissatisfaction with
tho ticnle. No Kilch notice has been
served, nud so far n tho company
known, tho telegraphers in our ter
vico are nutlsfjcd."
MltrSSKLS, via Loudon, Aug. 11,
r:l5 p. in. In u Hortio near Nitnmr
yesterday 200 military cyclists, after
surrounding 400 (lermaiis, killed u
largo number, captured fifty mid
routed tlio jest.
PRESIDENT TO SIGN
' SHIPPING REGISTRY BILL
WASHINGTON, Aug. It. Amend,
monts. lo tho shipping bill designed
to ponnlt American rcKistry to for
oigu shlpH in tho KuroDcau crisis m
agreed op. by houso and scnato cou
fetroH nud up for final action in
both house today, have the approval
of President Wilson. While liouso
officials sftid today ho would sign
tho bill promptly.
SHIP vREGISTRY BILL
WASHIN(1T()N, Alig. 14. Tho
Hcuiito bpent hours today dehitiliig
mueuduic(its to thu bill to bring for
ciltii ships uiicr Auieilcaii regisler.
Tho nuiendiMcnJ lo penult their iar
llidimlion In ooubtwiku triiilo was
linliy i!oiilclcd, Kciiiilor (liillluuor
ilccliiilngoiclKU IiiIcichIm hud kpent
large hiihih uf niuiiuy "diii'dly Hud
by wny of iJvnlUinn" lo bicuk
dnni; thu I'ua'wlhU laws. u do.
Hrr4 the ivMi)n would m u
BiwtlKr lHmfrtv.tJwi JliilsUi huu
U jfH tW'W I) UltlWJJ.
?jyC GXOROiS' OFSTRVlK R KRJKCE 07 VkALTS
SIIANOIIAI, Auk- H. Identity of
the two wurrthip, each having four
funnels, badly dumuKcd nud carrinK
many wounded, which entered the
harbor at Hong K")K yesterday, in
However, it in believed thw nre the
Hritihh armored crui'-etit Montaur
and Hampshire or the.Frein-li nruior
cil emiscrft Duplex1 mid Montcalm.
They nre reported to have had mi en
A tliputi'li from Hong Kong re
ceived by Iho Kxchango Telegraph
company in Loudon said it was re
ported in Hong Kong that tho llriti-Ii
fleet in thu far east had cornered
tho German far custom snsudron.
Tho correspondent added that weight
was given to tho report bv tho fact
itiial slopping along tho const was
being resumed on a normal busi.
Tho Hritish cruiser Minotaur has
n displacement of 1 1,000 tons and
was completed in 1U08. She carries
four O.'J inch mins ami smaller nrm
amciit. Tho Humpshiro'ri tonuuge is
10,8f0 mid her four largest guns uro
I .70 each.
Tho Duplex and Montcalm are of
7,578 nnd Willi? ton-t, respectively.
Hitch cnrrii eight 8. 1 inch guns and
smaller ones. Tho German cruisei
Schariihorst uiul Gnciscuuu arc sis
tcr ships, displacing 11,I'J0 tons.
They were launched ill 100(1 and each
carries eight 8.U inch guns nud the
cruiser equipment of smaller guns.
ENTERS MEXICO CITY
LAHEDO, Tex., Aug. 11.
Nuevo Laredo, tho Mexican city
opposite here, today, received
mi official telegram that Gen
oral Carraiuu enlorcd Mexico
City til noon today.
OF THREASHING OUTFIT
WAM.A WALLA, Wni.li., Aug. II.
Al Itlcurdo, publisher of u news
paper In Dayton, Wash., uriivcd In
thu ciy today fiom Knoknuo mid ro.
potted Hint two lnirv tbt hands who
wcro caiiKht in I ho act of filing it
threshing outfit near Tckna, WiinIi,,
ektcnlny ovciiIiik wciu lynched by
hii Infill Jiilcil limb, Chief of 'njct
('ImHi'M Audio itubl Ibis win ning liv
liM'l iw'vU'hJ a kiunlur tml I'rui
uiliilLuft . lit kJl uJlif.it uLi IliAmtj l.-.iln
Tir.nfr, ,.,,ln,( yn "1.J W M I
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. "Notify
till foreign governments that (hero
will be no postponement of ths San
Francisco exposition," was the Mib
Mnnee of n telegram which C. C.
Mooro of San Francisco, president of
the exposition, has scut to the state
Tho statement was in response to
inquiries from Uruguay and Chile as
to whether the exposition would still
hold to its original plans, in view of
the Kuropenu war. The, exposition is
to open on February -0, ,
AUSTRIAN STEAMER IDA
SAILS INTO CAPTURE
MONTKKAIJ Que., Aug. 1-L The
Austrian xtcamcr Ida, -1701) tons,
which mailed from Trieste nud Na
ilc before war was declared, reach
ed hero last night and was taken
over by the marine department at
Quebec today ns a war prize.
BLUE FIELDS, NICARAGUA
WASHINGTON, Aug. U.-Heemiso
of a threatened "political disturb
ance" ut Dlucfields, Nicaragua Com
tuuuder Twining of tho gunboat Ta
coma landed fifty-seven officers nntt
murines yesterday at tho request of
tho American consul and with tho
consent of the Nicnruguitu governor1.'
LONDON, Aug. 11, 0;r. p. in. -A
dipateh from Cettinje, Montenegro,
to the Kxchango Telegraph company
officially denies, tho occupation of
Scutari by Montenegrin troops, and
also all other reports of hostilo in
tentions iiguiiwt Albania.
; WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. A
poaco commission treaty botwoou tho
Unltod States nud Paraguay wus
signed today, making 32 such con
vontlous nogotlatod by Secretary
Qryan. Glghtcen havo boon rntlflod
by tho sonate.
WRECKED EARLY TODAY
I'OHT AltTIIUH, Out., Aug. M.
Tho (.'aiiudiim government wireless
station iii'hi- hero was wrecked early
this moriiiiig. When tho crash of
eiibleii mid siip.oils win. heard ih
slnff liikldo tint hlutloii uiul In lib
adjoining building riinlicd mil, but
shots filed by i.u lucn riiiiulii( fipin
Iho itlulloii hulled Ihi'ui, Tip ilHWagc
WHtf kciloits, but 14 Iihko ujtiff, mi)).
tMilfd by 14 wililHiy ri'iwlr uhhh, lw.
m44MNy UtM iMWmf snimir hw4'
W Wrf fH'l if ft 14
CRDVK PR1XCE JvRSMRJ CK
wlLKELM. O GEZMAirz
I'AKLS, Aug. 14, .l.j; ii. m. An
official communication issued today
says that since the beginning of the
war the German coplo have, been
systematically deceived by false news
circulated by a largo German agency
with tho, object of, milking Gernjiaiis
believe their towns had caiued ereat
ndvnnthges. It adds that there has
been an absolute suppression of all
news disadvantageous to the Ger
mans. The French pvcmment, it wns
stated, had decided to issue a daily
news bulletin for distribution among
the French troops. This would bo
composed of reports of field oiorn
tions and of important events in
France, tho object being tho creation
of a strong link between tho French
soldiers in the field and their rela
tives. AMERICAN LINER SAILS
FROM NEW YORK
NEW YOltK, Aug. 11. The Amer
ican Huor Now York salted today for
Liverpool. No other vessel was due
to leave port for Europe. TJio Co
drlo of tho Whlto Star lino, which
was to havo Bailed today, will sail
eoino tlmo after midnight. Tho Cot.
He, salting from Liverpool. August 7,
was duo to arrlvo horo lato today.
LONDON, Aug. 11, 3:30 a. m.
Tho Copenhagen correspondent of tho
DallyNow8, reports that despatches
from Antwerp say that an antl-Gor-man
mob sot firo to n Gorman ship in
tho harbor nt, Antwerp. After it was
destroyed tho mob pillaged another
LARGE FRENCH ARMY
TO HELP BELGIANS
I'ARJS, Aug. 11, ihlfi p. m.Aii
official announcement says that u
largu number of Ftencli troops have
entered llclgiuui nud nro ptoceediug
from Clmrlcroi to Genihloux, ten
miles to tho northwest of Nuniur.
FOR LOAN TO FRANCE
NIJW YOltK, Aug. 1 1,-J, I'. M.ir
gun A Co, miiiuiiui'i'd this tifloriiooii
thut limy hud not been jcquofclcil by
thu Fi elicit liowiniiieiil to uwntlitui
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cil on (lie kiibjei't by piivalo inter
i'ls, nnd llnU I hoy vvomM mA 'JH'n
la ciii'ilniij hu nuitU'c biuW lk:ru
U I Iih vliM.l ilin4l m U pii (4
ttw cImIk 4'i mwm m iUt prrj
4y tf HivUj44ix Ji Um
5 DAYS BATTLE
Official Announcement of Stteeeu lit
Vesfes Mimtata FrMMh Oe
cvpy Soale Pass Many PrfefWs
Taken and Machine tww Caertartti
Be4fiani He4d Feds and Lleft.
LONDON, Aug. 11, 1 p. M. The
official press bureau of the British
war office and admiralty today Is
sued newa of a French succeaa la the
Vosges mountains, Alsace, In the fol
"After a successful resistance last
ing fivo days at the passes of Salute
Marie auz Mines and Le Boahoame,
the French troops bare occupied the
region of the Saale Pass, which com
mands the valley of the Druche, an
affluent of the Rhine.
"At Saale numerous desertions ot
German troops are noted,
"The French have aken many pris
oners and captured some Bachlae
"It Is bow confirmed that Belgian
troops were successful In their en
gagement pn August 12 with alx recj
raenta ot German eavalry h peer ted
by 2500 Infantry with machine W
had artillery. i . , "f
"The Germans were completely
disorganised. The six eavalry real
meats suffered. great, leec, and the Bel
gian troops pursued the iafaatrr,
which gave way. "
"This (Friday) morning towards
Eghesee, ten miles north of Namur,
a mixed detachment front the garrl-
Bon surprised some encamped cavalry
regiments, threw them lato confusion
and fought them toward the east af
ter taking numerous prisoners and
capturing cannon and machine guns.
To tho southward ot the Mouse thd
Gorman cavalry avoids contact with
Ifaelen Victory Confirmed
"Nows of tho fight in tho vicinity
(Continued on page two.) '
LONDON, Aug. H, 8:55 a. m. A
despatch to tho Kxchango TclcgrapU
from Paris says an official statement
Issued at tho French capital sets
forth that a French aviator, recon
noltering In Lorralno, was pursued b
two German airmen. Their ma
chines were larger and faster than
tho Frenchman's and carried three
armed men. Attor an exciting chase
tho French filer escaped and re
turned to tho French Hues unharmed.
The despatch confirms earlier
French reports of Belgian cavalry'J
success ovor tho Gormuna who, it is
said, suffered sovorely. '
ATTEMPT MADE TO BURN
ORDNANCE SUPPLY STATION
LONDON, Ontario, Aug. 14. Au
alto nipt was lnudo oarly today to huru
tho storo building of tho Canadla-i
ordnanco corps noar tbo "Woleslov
Barracks and Private Allen of the
corps, who dlscovorod tho place, was
shot through tho loft baud by tho in-
BLOWN UP BY m
LONDON, Aug. 14, ft ii. in.
About JfiO of Iho HlMjfrri nih
crew of thu AMliuu l.lyd Mwwsf
JIwuhi (JuuttM-h wri L.SUm4 w itH
I'd wliH the mmiA vnu Wmn ut l.
duy by a wlno nf Un Uk4 of Lu-
sn, PH Ibw DW(H ajMtf W'W4-
Ih lw h HttN lUijinlidj him
at Hid MaH fati u.ua iradta'i ii htrlaiidt Uaa
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